Apr 28th, 2013
By Philip Amiola Same sex marriage has been a subject of public debate for a long time. A cursory review of ancient literature traces this contention to the antediluvian age. Since then, proponents of this world view have coined several terminologies to describe themselves and their ideology which ha...
Mar 26th, 2013
Tachie, J. Komla Atsu …. and the absence of libation at national events The debate over the appropriateness or otherwise of the gay practice in recent times seems to have taken the better part of our national discourse. Listening and watching from afar, the part of this whole debate that amuses...
Feb 5th, 2013
Hagan, Ebenezer There has been a lot of talk and broadcast on the state of homosexuality in Ghana. The talk has largely focused on the legal status of homosexuals in Ghana and in support of their stance, those who believe it shouldn’t be legalized rely largely on culture and religion to communi...
In East Africa
Sep 22nd, 2011
Kampala – Pastor Solomon Male is worried. “Failed morals” in Uganda need urgent correcting, he says, arguing emphatically that gays and lesbians are responsible for much social delinquency. “Homosexuality is a danger. First those engaged in it have no gender or social identity...
Mar 13th, 2011
For most Ethiopians, myself included, homosexuality is a rarely discussed act of depravity. It is generally understood that such acts are practiced by drug-crazed young people negatively influenced by western culture. Many lament the defiling of our Ethiopian heritage through movies, music, books and...
In Middle East
Oct 24th, 2010
“I took off my hijab, and I threw it on the floor and my brother got really mad. It’s the worst thing I could have done to offend my religion, aside from burn or tear the Koran. “My mother, she kind of stood still, and started listening, and it was very liberating that she finally [...